Author: Robert Stockman

Elena Mustakova, A Psychology that Responds to Our Times: Transforming Inner Oppression into Awakened, Aligned, and Liberated Spirit

Sunday, December 3, 2017, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk We are experiencing a rapidly deepening and pervasive world-wide disintegration of the socio-moral fabric of life, expressed in a global

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Association for Baha’i Studies Announces Spring Working Group Seminars

Association for Bahá’í Studies 34 Copernicus Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 7K4 Tel: (613) 233-1903 Fax: (613) 233-3644 Email: abs-na@bahai-studies.ca Website: www.bahai-studies.ca 8 March 2017 Dear Friends, We are pleased to announce that this spring a number of Association for

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Does the Equality of Women and Men Mean Only Equal Pay? Equal Hiring Practices? Equal Education? Or More?

For two years Kathy Gilman has been living in Kendal, in the United Kingdom, with her British husband. She became a Bahá’í in the 1970s after she loaned her car to some acquaintances for a weekend, and they left a

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What I Learned in “Bahá’í Perspectives on Agriculture and Food”

This learner introduced herself this way: “My name is Shirley Hayes Ganao; my degrees, PhD, MS, BS, and AA are in education and dental health; I became a Bahá’í during the 1970s. I am retired, but I have worked at

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Two Learners Enchanted with Bahá’u’lláh’s Early Mystic Writings and the Institute

Two learners in the Wilmette Institute course Bahá’u’lláh’s Early Mystic Writings 2017 (faculty, Christopher Buck, Necati Alkan) have written to share how much the course meant to them and how much they enjoy the Wilmette Institute. ________________ Natalie Kahn. First

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Living Responsibly Making Your Daily Life a Beautiful Prayer: Buy Clean Energy

“Therefore strive that your actions day by day may be beautiful prayers.”—‘Abdu’l-Bahá To help all of us incorporate into our lives actions that treat our physical surroundings with the respect they deserve, the Wilmette Institute has asked Christine Muller (faculty

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Climate Justice: A Central Topic in the Upcoming April Climate Change Course

by Christine Muller, faculty for Climate Change Are you unsure about climate change and baffled about contradicting coverage by the media? Are you wondering how the Bahá’í teachings can provide you with guidance to address the issue? The current time

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Number of 2017 Web Talks Now Stand at Fourteen, with One Scheduled for 2018

The number of Wilmette Institute Web Talks for 2017 has been growing steadily and now stands at fourteen. And the Institute has already confirmed one Web Talk for 2018. In 2017, three Web Talks have already been given and are

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Web Talk on Economics: A Thoughtful Supplement to the Universal House of Justice’s Letter on a Pathway to Global Economic Well-Being

Dr. Hooshmand Badee, a Scottish Bahá’í, gave a timely Web Talk on March 12, 2017, entitled “Is There a Bahá’í Economic System?” It was available live on GoToWebinar and also on Facebook, with six Bahá’ís watching it at the Bahá’í

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The Fast Is Past—But Kevin Locke’s Talk on “An Indigenous Perspective on Fasting” Beckons

Kevin Locke, a Lakota artist and a Bahá’í, gave the inaugural Deepen! Web Video on Saturday, March 4, four days into the Bahá’í Fast. The presentation was broadcast live on the Wilmette Institute’s YouTube channel (with 100 viewers) and on

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